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Headout: Officil Romney Ballot

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose!

My fellow Republicans, In recent days your normally truthworthy postman (I suppose the liberals would have us say postperson!) may have delivered a letter labeled “Official Election Ballot   More
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: [citation needed]

Squabbles from Wikipedia settled by Willamette Week, a reliable, published source.

The first encyclopedia was written by Pliny the Elder. The Roman statesman died in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which...   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: Comic Con-Versation

The Projects is a European-style comics festival.

Paint-by-numbers murals, choose-your-own adventure stories and Chinese street art—the Projects is not your little brother’s comics festival. That’s kind of...   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Headout: Design Without Speech

A visual guide to Design Week Portland.

This week marks the first Design Week Portland, a multi-venue, multidisciplinary celebration of design in its myriad forms, with talks, films, exhibitions and workshops—many of them free, almo   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Headout: An Adult Guide to Justin Bieber

Q: What is a “Bieber”?A: The latest iteration of a peculiar American rite of generational passage that serves up one relatively palatable teen idol to grab the hearts of our adolescents withou   More
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 JAY HORTON

Headout: Juggling Numbers

A sabermetric approach to tossing balls in the air.

Invented to entertain ancient Egyptians, juggling is one of the oldest sports known to man. “Juggling” is an umbrella term covering many forms of object manipulation and requiring immense de   More
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Headout: Computer Class

What can you learn playing educational video games?

Education is the measuring stick of civilization. But not everyone can sit through a lecture about Teddy Roosevelt’s later years without getting distracted by squirrels frolicking outside. Some    More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Headout: Create Disruption

Kickstarting The Arts With XOXO Festival.

It’s easy to make fun of Kickstarter. God knows we do: A project involving vegan cookies delivered by unicycle is a running joke in the WW office. But setting cynicism aside for one page, it’s   More
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Headout: Casey Jarman Says Farewell

WW’s Music Editor is moving on.

I was asked to speak at my high-school graduation. Not because of my grades (which were abysmal) or because of my community service (which was ordered by a judge), but because I had made fewer e   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

Headout: Letter to Eric

Kurt Cobain writes back to Eric Erlandson.

 Click on letter below for larger version.WW Photo Illustration SEE IT: Eric Erlandson will speak at Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St., on Tuesday, Sept. 4. 7:30 pm. Free. He   More
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

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